Black Voices from Reconstruction, 1865-1877 / Edition 1

Black Voices from Reconstruction, 1865-1877 / Edition 1

by John David Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813015766

ISBN-13: 9780813015767

Pub. Date: 02/28/1998

Publisher: University Press of Florida

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813015767
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
Publication date:
02/28/1998
Edition description:
First
Pages:
174
Product dimensions:
5.99(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.53(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments9
Introduction11
Chronology21
1The Promise and Reality of Emancipation25
2Changing Old Ways40
3Reuniting Families50
4The First Friend: The Freedmen's Bureau62
5A Second Bondage: The Plantation System76
6Organizing for Equal Rights88
7The Right to Vote98
8The First Leaders109
9Racial Terrorism122
10The Promise of Education and a Homeland134
Conclusion: Reconstruction and Its Legacy147
Notes153
Sources161
Further Reading167
Index169

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